Kansas City, Mo. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2015-16 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.
The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.
Youngstown State was one of just three Horizon League schools represented on the Honors Court and recorded the second-highest total of the league schools on the list.
Juniors Matt Donlan, Francisco Santiago and Ryan Strollo represented Youngstown State on the list. Donlan carries an overall grade-point average of 3.36 in general studies; Santiago holds a 3.24 overall GPA in business management; and Strollo owns a 3.71 GPA in general studies.
In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows:
1. Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
2. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2015-16 academic year.
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
4. Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.